For those of you shivering in the United States, you may have read that a “polar vortex” is to blame for the shockingly low temperatures. For a new look at that phenomenon, the folks at NOAA have released some amazing imagery of it.
Josh Williams, who we’ve shown you before with the excellent GEteach.com site, has put the images into KMZ format so you can view them in Google Earth. You can download his KMZ file here, or read a bit more on the NOAA Science on a Sphere Facebook page.
Great work, Josh!
(via +Josh Williams)